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Brisbane vs Paris
Bne vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Brisbane

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Bne
Outside city centre
Par
Bne

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Bne
Outside city centre
Par
Bne

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Bne
Outside city centre
Par
Bne

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Paris
Brisbane

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Bne

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Par
Bne

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Bne

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Bne

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Brisbane

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Bne
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Par
Bne
White bread 500g
Par
Bne
Eggs 12
Par
Bne
White rice 1kg
Par
Bne

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Brisbane

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Par
Bne
Beef round 1kg
Par
Bne
Local cheese 1kg
Par
Bne

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Par
Bne
Lettuce 1 head
Par
Bne
Tomatoes 1kg
Par
Bne

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Par
Bne
Oranges 1 head
Par
Bne
Bananas 1kg
Par
Bne

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Brisbane
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Brisbane

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Par
Bne
Market 0.5L bottle
Par
Bne

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Par
Bne
Market 0.33L bottle
Par
Bne

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Brisbane

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Bne

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Par
Bne

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Par
Bne
1 pair men's leather shoes
Par
Bne

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Brisbane
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Par $4,070.74/mth
Bne $4,070.74/mth